FG Wilson Extension

  • Client

    FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd

  • Value (£)

    £20.0M

  • Value ($)

  • Source Office

    Albert Fry Associates

FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of diesel and gas generator sets.  For over 40 years, FG Wilson has been a global player and world leader in the provision of power generator solutions. Their global production facilities extend to Brazil, China, India and the USA but its origins and headquarters are located in Northern Ireland with premises at Larne (Headquarters), Springvale (Belfast) and Monkstown. The company has over 3,000 employees with manufacturing facilities covering a footprint of 185,000m² within which more than 80,000 generator sets are manufactured each year.


Support plants at Springvale and Monkstown feed the company’s assembly plant at Larne.  This was a disused GEC plant and was purchased by FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd in the mid 1990’s. Since that date Albert Fry Associates have been continuously involved at this site to ensure the continuously evolving needs of the staff and production/dispatch are served. Such works have included office accommodation for the 500 technical design and sales staff, 2,000m² of narrow isle racking warehousing, 10,000m² of extension to the 50,000m² main factory footprint, a 2,000m² research and development facility (The FG Wilson (Engineering) Centre of Excellence) a 1000 space surface car park and numerous adaptation of the original factory premises to facilitate product assembly, validation and dispatch.